Recipe infusion: Join PCRM’s 21-day Kickstart

Recipe infusion: Join PCRM’s 21-day Kickstart

By Jo Cooper

Bingo! When both your 22-year old AND 15-year old sons scarf down a dish, you know you’ve got something.

Last night I made the Hoppin’ John salad recipe from the Physician’s Committee for Responsible Medicine’s (PCRM’s) 21-day Vegan Kickstart program, and I’m here to tell you it’s a winner.  Easy, filling, nourishing food– just the kind of thing I look for in a family week-night recipe.

It’s a rice salad with black-eyed peas (why don’t I use these more?), chopped scallions, celery, parsley and chopped tomatoes, with a garlicky, lemony dressing.

The 21-day kickstart started Monday, but it’s not too late to join.  Each week, you’ll receive menus and recipes– and that’s why I joined, for the infusion of new, tried and true recipes.  One does get tired of ones own cooking from time to time.

Join the 21-day kickstart.

Get the Hoppin’ John Salad recipe.


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Jo Cooper

Jo Cooper, Online Communications Editor, is the editor of the Centering blog. She posts on and tweets @MindBodyMed and about marketing, design and photography on @JoCooperStudio. Questions about the blog? Contact her at

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